Definition of Iraqi in English:


Syllabification: I·ra·qi
Pronunciation: /iˈräkē
, iˈrakē
, īˈrakē

noun (plural Iraqis)

1A native or inhabitant of Iraq, or a person of Iraqi descent.
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  • We need your help to carry on helping the Iraqis and Marsh Arab people at this critical time.
  • The remainder is made up of a mix of many different nationalities including Iraqis.
  • This gave the Iraqis an opportunity to show the Americans what they wanted to see.
2The form of Arabic spoken in Iraq.


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Relating to Iraq, its people, or their language.
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  • It was used alongside other intelligence material, giving the impression it came from Iraqi sources.
  • The makeshift chariots were pulled by Iraqi horses commandeered from looters in the area.
  • The vouchers allowed the bearer to buy Iraqi oil at cut-rate prices and could be sold for a profit.

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